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Japanese Shibuichi Suiteki, Water Dropper

Japanese Shibuichi Suiteki, Water Dropper

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1920: Item # 1314320

Please refer to our stock # 1390 when inquiring.
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214 Kanki-cho Kamigyo-ku
Kyoto 602-8492 Japan

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Antique Japanese kettle shaped suiteki or water dropper was made of shibuich, an alloy of copper and silver. Suiteki for a scholar's desk, a small container used to hold the water which is added to the inkstone (suzuri).

Measurements about : 2 7/8" (7.4 cm) x 2 1/4" (5.8 cm) x H 1 5/8" (4 cm)
It is in good condition.